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Our Lady of the Annunciation, Bishop Eton, Woolton Road, Liverpool L16 8NQ

Served by the Redemptorists. 

Archdiocese of Liverpool. Registered Charity No. 232709

Tel: 722 1108 E-mail:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Web: www.bishopeton.org.uk Twitter: @Bishop_Eton Facebook: bishopeton

Parish Priest: Fr T Buckley C.Ss.R. 

Assistants: Fr B O’Toole C.Ss.R. & Fr C Randall C.Ss.R.

Deacon J Keeley

6 AUGUST 2017

FEAST OF THE TRANSFIGURATION OF THE LORD

Sunday Masses:

8.30am, 10.00am, 11.30am, 6.00pm

Weekday Masses: 

Monday - Friday 12.00 midday

Saturday Mass:

12.00 midday

NO WEDNESDAY EXPOSITION:

Due to summertime and works to the Church, there will be NO EXPOSITION until further notice.

Wednesday 7.30pm:

Novena in honour of our Lady of Perpetual Succour

Rosary: 11.30am Monday, Tuesday, Thursday-Saturday.

No Rosary before funerals.

Sacrament of Reconciliation:

On Saturday from 4.00pm to 5.00pm and at call 

Are you new to the parish? welcome!   If you live within the parish or attend here regularly you should be registered with us by filling in a census form. These can be found in the porch along with a Parish Directory. Hand your completed form into the parish office. 

FROM FR TIM 

Bro Michael Taylor CSsR: We warmly congratulate Michael on renewing his vows as a member of our Redemptorist Congregation last Tuesday, the Feast of our founder, St Alphonsus. We thank him for all he has contributed to our two parishes during his four week pastoral placement and wish him every happiness and success as he continues his studies for the priesthood. After a short holiday, he is due to go to Lourdes for three weeks, working in the City of the Poor before returning to London and the new term.

Reminders: Work on the Lady Chapel and adjoining aisle will now commence at the beginning of next week.

Comings and Goings: I will be away for the inside of the coming week and then Fr Andrew will be away for ten days at the European Meeting of Marriage Encounter in Madrid. (By the way he turns 70 next weekend!) I hope you are enjoying the summer in spite of the changeable weather.

Mission Appeal: On Sunday 13 August, Sr Adelina of the Holy Spirit Missionaries will make the statutory annual appeal at all the Masses in both parishes, except the 10.00am at Bishop Eton. Maybe we could still take a collection for her order’s work after the Mass!

SVP monthly collection TODAY after all Masses—including food bank collection, please see the following;

A note of thanks from Bishop Eton SVP: Members of the Parish will be aware that food and goods kindly donated from our Parish are delivered alternately to the South Liverpool Food Bank and to the Sisters of Divine Mercy in Seel Street, for their work with the homeless. To support their work the SVP will offer a further opportunity to make donations of tinned and other storable foods. A box will be available in the Church entrance, before each Mass when the usual monthly collection is made, beginning today.

Please pray for the repose of the soul of John Magill. John, brother of Danny, may be known to some parishioners as he attended SFX College and spent his early professional years teaching at St Edward's and SFX. He died in Canterbury last week and his funeral will be in Faversham on 23rd August.

Archdiocesan Autumn Courses:

  • A morning of reflection for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion – on Saturday 30 September from 9.30am-1.00pm at LACE.
  • Initial training for Bereavement Teams – on Wednesdays 18 & 25 October from 1.30pm-4.30pm at Holy Rosary Parish Centre.
  • An introduction to the Ministry of Catechesis for new catechists and those wanting to refresh/reflect on their ministry. There are two courses; one is September and one in October.

For full details see the posters in the porch and contact the Department for Pastoral Formation at LACE. The parish is always in need of new people to come forward to train for the various ministries and welcomes any enquiries from parishioners wanting to know more. PLEASE NOTE THAT A CURRENT DBS IS REQUIRED FOR ALL THESE POSTS before taking up the position.

ALSO… Initial Training for Funeral Ministers will be reviewed in September. If you wish to be considered as a candidate for this Ministry please speak to Fr Tim or the parish office. If current Ministers have any views on the previous training please contact Mrs Maureen Knight on 522 1046 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your thoughts.

St Oswald's will be 175 years old this weekend. There is  a display of art work produced by the children of St Oswald’s and St Cuthbert’s and a celebration prayer and thanksgiving with exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction at 3.00pm TODAY in St Oswald’s Church.

FORTHCOMING EVENTS:

Please check out all the posters in the porch for extra events, courses and information.

Also check out the parish website for many more links.

ATTENTION: please keep all bags and valuables with you at all times. Unfortunately, churches are an easy target. 

FOR REDEMPTORIST COMMUNITY & VOCATIONS NEWS

For OMPS Novena Resources : /www.novena-at-home.redemptorists.co.uk/

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Catholic Singles 

Catholic Singles is an organisation which helps single Catholics of all ages (over 18 years) meet other single Catholics, either one to one or through social events. For further information visit www.catholicsingles.org.uk or tel. 0161 941 3498


Archdiocesan Vacancies

The Archdiocese of Liverpool are looking for Parish Administrators for Our Lady's Gateacre, St Gregory''s Lydiate and St Margaret Mary's 

LACE are also looking for an administrator, and a Senior Accountant and Head of Parish Centres are also requied.

For more details please click here


Enabling every child and adult to encounter Jesus 

Living Fully: …enabling every child and adult with a disability to encounter Jesus in the life of the church today.  A day of study, worship and workshops exploring how all life is a gift from God and how every person has a valuable and dignified place within the Body of Christ will take place on Saturday 23 September 10:00am-4:00pm at LACE,  with guest speaker  Cristina Gangemi – disability Advisor to the Bishop’s Conference. For further details please call the Formation Department at LACE on: 0151-522-1040 or e–mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


CHURCH PARKING:

Please can everyone using the car park take extra care and adhere to the NO PARKING signs. Cars are regularly blocking access routes and parking on double yellow lines obstructing the free flow of traffic and pedestrians.

ALSO,

  • recently the concrete bollard which had only just been replaced was bumped into;
  • the wooden flower beds outside the Monastery was severely damaged, after so much hard work had gone into replanting them,
  • cars are constantly being scraped.

In most of these cases NO-ONE has informed the monastery that they have caused any damage. Please park responsibly and manoeuvre carefully to avoid damaging any property.  


The drama of the Mass

A new website www.thedramaofthemass.com has been created by the artistic creator of the 1967 opening celebrations of the Metropolitan Cathedral.

The website includes photos, videos of the events leading up to the opening and the opening itself.


Fundraiser at Zoe's Place


 

Heavens Road Catholic Radio

This is an online radio station, why not tune in and enjoy features like prayers, interviews and music to appeal to a Catholic audience. The radio station is run by volunteers so any financial donation, however small would be very welcome. Please visit www.heavensroadfm.com  to listen in and/or to make a donation.


WALSINGHAM PILGRIMAGE

Walsingham Pilgrimage: 21/24 October 2017 from St Mark’s Halewood. There are still seats available and if interested, contact either Monica Lowe 0151- 428- 4332 or Margaret Lloyd 0151 -280- 2775.


VMM

VMM: Liverpool-based Volunteer Mission Movement www.vmminternational.org  is looking for volunteers (18-80+ years) to become members of our local support group. The group aims to help raise funds and also to recruit new volunteers to serve for periods of 2 weeks to 2 years in East Africa. It is a fun, worthwhile and rewarding group which provides a sense of satisfaction for its members. Please contact Van at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 0151 291 3438. 


 Metropolitan Cathedral – Golden Jubilee Celebrations


 JOSPICE EMERALD BALL

 


Looking for Spiritual Enrichment 

 


IRENAEUS NEWSLETTER 

The July/August 2017 issue of the Irenaes Newsletter is now avalable - click here to read it.


European Redemptorists Youth Gathering

Dates announced for next year's European Redemptorists Youth gathering in Grenada Spain 25th-29th July 2018

Fr. Charles has recently attended a planning meeting in Grenada - and has written a report on it which you can read by clicking here


Rosary for Peace

 For further information please speak to Patrick McColeRosaryforpeace


 

Exhibition at the Metropolitan Cathedral

In 1960 an architectural competition to design Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral attracted international attention, with 299 entries from around the world. This  fascinating exhibition brings togethera selection of the architectural submissions and newly commissioned physical models of key schemes.

The exhibition will run from 27 July – 10 September 2017 in the main entrance hall of the Cathdral. Opening times 10am - 4pm Entrance is free.


 Upcoming Events

Please check out the upcoming events section of the website and the Posters section to  see what else is going on


 New webite for Catholics going to University 

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